Care Assistant

Fishponds, Bristol
£83.33 - £97.42 per day

Care Assistants to work in SEND School

We deal with a special educational needs school with their recruitment. We’re looking for dedicated Care Assistants with an engaging personality, to make a positive impact in supporting the school’s students as SEN Teaching Assistant. The school is extremely friendly, with the team at the core of everything they do, providing regular training sessions to support their staff. It is based in the Fishponds and surrounding area of Bristol.

These exciting opportunities offer full-time hours, Monday-Friday, term time only, working 8.45 – 3.45, on a long-term basis. We will introduce you to the school as a Care Assistant, to start September 2024. These positions are with the view to going permanent at the school.

The Role:

The position involves supporting your students, is for a class of up to 10 pupils with a mixture of Autism and Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities. The role will require peg feeding, personal care and support with the delivery of your pupils EHCP, all under the guidance of the class teacher. You’ll be working with your pupil on a 1:1 basis. Training in the following areas is preferred, but not essential as we can provide these for you-

First Aid Trained
Manual Handling
Team Teach Trained

Even though it operates as a school, there is heavy emphasis on personal care. The opportunities are extremely satisfying as you’ll get extremely involved with the students and their families. You will help to support your pupils and setting them up for life in the best possible way.

Benefits of working with Affinity Workforce:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience.
  • Arrangement of interviews and trial days to see if the environment suits you
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions or concerns
  • Support in writing CV’s and job applications
  • Fast, effective compliance service
  • £150 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training

To be considered for this role, you will need to:

* Have a right to work in the UK
* Provide one recent child based reference (if possible) and relevant DBS/Police checks (we can support with your DBS application).

*Terms and conditions apply.

Affinity Workforce is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.


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